Uber

Uber completed 150 million km in trips in 2022 in Bangladesh

According to the annual report, users of Dhaka were the busiest with most late-night trips and office-hour trips taken through Uber.

Uber fined $14 million for misleading on fares and cancellation fees

Ride-sharing platform Uber has been fined US $14 million recently for threatening cancellation fees it never charged and overstating fare estimates on some rides in Australia.

Uber completes 1 billion km in trips in Bangladesh

The popular ride-sharing platform recently made the announcement as it celebrated 6 years of operations in Bangladesh.

Uber Bangladesh temporarily suspends hundreds of drivers

Uber Bangladesh recently suspended hundreds of riders on its platform temporarily.

Next Step / Towards an integrated multimodal transportation ecosystem in Bangladesh

Ride-hailing service has been operating in Bangladesh for almost six years. It has been an integral part of the public transport ecosystem in major metropolises in Bangladesh. On the occasion of the launching of Uber's 2021 Bangladesh Economic Impact Report, we spoke with Mike Orgill, Senior Director, Public Policy & Government Relations, Asia Pacific at Uber. Here’s the gist of the conversation that we had:

Uber contributed Tk 45 Billion to BD economy in 2021: report

Uber’s 2021 Bangladesh Economic Impact Report, researched and compiled by Public First, a UK-based policy research firm, was unveiled today at an event in the national capital. The Report highlights how Uber has helped transform the on-demand economy for riders, driver partners, and the wider community by generating BDT 45 billion for the Bangladesh economy in 2021. 

Uber expands moto service to 20 cities

Global ridesharing giant Uber today announced that it expanded its services to 20 cities, spread across all 8 divisions in Bangladesh.

Uber now available in 20 different cities in Bangladesh

Uber today has announced the expansion of its services to 20 cities, spread across all 8 Divisions in Bangladesh.

Uber & Pathao teams up to enhance ridesharing experience

Uber & Pathao today announced a joint campaign to raise the bar higher on safety standards for the Bangladesh ridesharing industry while enhancing the ridesharing experience. 

July 11, 2022
July 11, 2022

Uber Files: Leaked docs reveal no holds barred expansion approach

The popular ride-sharing app Uber has come under heavy scrutiny after a plethora of leaked confidential files highlighted the company's potentially illegal tactics to fuel its meteoric global expansion beginning nearly a decade ago, a joint media investigation showed recently.

June 30, 2022
June 30, 2022

BRTA directs ride-sharing apps to not allow bikes on long-routes before Eid

Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) today directed all ride-share providing companies to take strict measures so that no motorcycles under their services can operate on long-routes ahead of the Eid-ul-Azha.

June 19, 2022
June 19, 2022

The story of UBER cool dads on Father’s Day

Stories of super dads driving for Uber to support their families.

June 6, 2022
June 6, 2022

'Bangladeshis leaving behind phones, cash, keys in Uber rides'

The Bangladeshi customers after their rides with ridesharing giant Uber are leaving three important accessories -- phones, cash and keys.

June 7, 2021
June 7, 2021

Uber now includes CNG auto-rickshaws in Dhaka

Ride sharing service Uber has made CNG auto-rickshaws available for ridesharing in Dhaka city. Accessing the app earlier today, users noticed that a ‘CNG’ option was popping up alongside the regular UberX, Premier, Moto and UberXL options, after choosing a destination within Dhaka.

July 13, 2020
July 13, 2020

Uber announces launch of Covid-19 specific features and policies

As millions of people start moving again, Uber has announced the launch of several Covid-19 specific features and policies to set the highest possible safety standards for riders and drivers in Bangladesh.

June 1, 2020
June 1, 2020

Pathao, Uber send letter to BRTA urging them to allow ride-sharing to resume

Two major ride-sharing companies have written to the Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) to allow them operate their services like other public transport.

February 12, 2020
February 12, 2020

Uber now in Cox's Bazar

Uber announces the launch of its services in Cox's Bazar, making it the fourth city in Bangladesh after Dhaka, Chattogram and Sylhet.

December 4, 2019
December 4, 2019

Uber, Pathao and Shohoz get BRTA certificate

Three major ridesharing service providing companies Uber, Pathao and Shohoz have got enlistment certificate from Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) to operate their service in the country.

July 24, 2019
July 24, 2019

Three steps to check your ride with Uber

With the aim to strengthen the safety of its riders, Uber, the world’s largest on-demand ride-sharing company, has launched a public awareness campaign, Check Your Ride, to all riders across the six continents where Uber operates.